Stories tagged: Washington Redskins
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 11:09 P.M.
Redskins’ GM not at NFL combine due to ‘family matters’
Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan is not attending the NFL combine in Indianapolis. Team spokesman Tony Wyllie confirmed McCloughan’s absence in an email to The Associated Press Thursday, saying …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 8 A.M.
Blanchette: Super Bowl victory 25 years ago gave Mark Rypien options for a lifetime
As the eve of Super Bowl XXVI became morning, the temperature in Minneapolis dipped to 9 degrees. But inside his hotel room, something in Mark Rypien was burning too hot …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 11:59 A.M.
Robb Akey fired as Redskins defensive line coach
The Washington Redskins fired defensive coordinator Joe Barry and other members of the coaching staff, including former University of Idaho coach Robb Akey.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:58 P.M.
Redskins lose control of playoff hopes with loss to Panthers
Kirk Cousins threw an interception and fumbled near his goal line as the Washington Redskins coughed up their easiest path to the playoffs with a 26-15 loss to the defending …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 5:10 P.M.
Rookies Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott lead Cowboys to 10th consecutive win
Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Dallas Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 7:59 P.M.
Super Bowl champion Panthers practice with high school team
The Carolina Panthers made history on Thursday by holding a joint practice with a high school football team in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Activists criticize poll on offensiveness of Redskins’ name
Native American leaders and activists criticized a recent national poll that found nine of 10 Native Americans aren’t offended by the Washington Redskins’ name.
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016, 8:09 P.M.
After slow start, Rodgers, Packers overwhelm Redskins 35-18
For Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green Bay Packers’ offense, the first quarter of their playoff game Sunday looked quite similar to the stagnant way their regular season …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016, 6:40 P.M.
Packers have struggled while Redskins soar into playoffs
Aaron Rodgers has been a Super Bowl champion and a two-time NFL MVP. He owns the best passer rating in league history. His Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs …
THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016, 9:06 P.M.
Jay Gruden put Redskins on path to playoffs
If there was one particular decision, one particular moment, that allowed Jay Gruden to point his Washington Redskins – and, indeed, his very career as an NFL head coach – …
SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2015, 9:17 P.M.
Kirk Cousins throws four TD passes as Redskins clinch NFC East
Kirk Cousins threw four touchdown passes and had a season-high 365 yards and the Washington Redskins beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-24 Saturday night to clinch the NFC East title.
MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015, 6:45 P.M.
NFL notes: NFL suspends Giants WR Beckham for 1 game
Losing control during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers will cost Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. one game. The NFL on Monday suspended Beckham for next weekend’s visit to Minnesota …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24, 2015
Injured Saints quarterback Drew Brews expects to play on Sunday
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he is confident he will be able to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers despite a bruised rotator cuff in his throwing …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
NFL notes: Benched Robert Griffin III receives standing ovation at Redskins events
Robert Griffin III made his first public comments since losing his job to Kirk Cousins, but didn’t address the Redskins’ starting quarterback situation. Griffin spoke at a team awards luncheon …
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2015
NFL notes: Julio Jones signs five-year extension with Atlanta
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, …
FRIDAY, AUG. 21, 2015
NFL notes: Robert Griffin III has forgettable night
LANDOVER, Md. – With zero help from his offensive line, Robert Griffin III repeatedly wound up on the turf until leaving with a concussion after being sacked three times and …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015, 12:59 P.M.
Judge: Redskins’ trademark must be canceled; team to appeal
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For the first time in a legal battle that has stretched over 20 years, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins’ trademark …
SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015, 9:09 P.M.
Jake Rodgers drafted by Atlanta Falcons
Eastern Washington offensive lineman Jake Rodgers was picked by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the NFL draft on Saturday. Also, the Cleveland Browns selected WSU wide receiver …
FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
NFL notes: Seattle Seahawks bulk up defensive line
The Seattle Seahawks made some additions to their defensive line Thursday, announcing the re-signing of free-agent tackle D’Anthony Smith, and signing unrestricted free-agent tackle Ahtyba Rubin, who has played for …
TUESDAY, FEB. 3, 2015
Gonzaga climbs a spot to No. 2 in major men’s basketball polls
Men’s college basketball: Gonzaga climbed one spot in the AP and USA Today Top 25 polls, reaching No. 2 behind Kentucky. The Bulldogs (22-1), who went 2-0 last week and …
TUESDAY, DEC. 23, 2014
Washington Redskins owner could be big winner swapping nickname for casinos
Daniel Snyder might be the luckiest white man owning a Native American-honored sports franchise in America. Despite occasional outcry over his stewardship, Snyder’s NFL team is worth a fortune, and …
MONDAY, DEC. 22, 2014, 10:09 P.M.
Chad: Snyder should trade Redskins for a casino
Daniel Snyder might be the luckiest white man owning a Native American-honored sports franchise in America.
SUNDAY, DEC. 21, 2014
Eagles see playoff hopes dim
LANDOVER, Md. – The Philadelphia Eagles have proved themselves to be a mirage, a team that got away with its faults until it couldn’t any longer. Leaders in the NFC …
MONDAY, DEC. 15, 2014
NFL notes: Redskins receiver Santana Moss ejected after arguing call with officials
Years of losing finally got the best of Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss. Moss was ejected from Sunday’s game against the New York Giants for arguing a questionable call …
TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 2014
Redskins outlast Cowboys
Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to …
MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014
MNF: Washington at Dallas
Just the prospect of Washington quarterback Colt McCoy playing in his return to Texas was enough to get family and friends buzzing. The former Texas Longhorns star will start tonight …
THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 2014
NFL notes: Redskins’ RGIII practices, will reclaim starting job
Robert Griffin III returned to practice Wednesday for the Washington Redskins, and coach Jay Gruden confirmed that the third-year quarterback will regain the starter’s job when he’s pronounced ready. Griffin …
TUESDAY, OCT. 7, 2014
Less than pretty
LANDOVER, Md. – Richard Sherman put it best. As usual. The outspoken, often dead-on All-Pro cornerback felt this Seahawks win should have been by, oh, five touchdowns instead of 10 …
MONDAY, OCT. 6, 2014
Seahawks say they can’t take game at Washington lightly
LANDOVER, Md. – For openers, they faced Aaron Rodgers. Then came Philip Rivers. After that, Peyton Manning. So excuse the Seahawks’ defensive backs and pass rushers if they aren’t exactly …
SUNDAY, OCT. 5, 2014
Guest commentary: Name change long overdue in nation’s capitol
I’ve been a fan of the Washington Redskins since I was a child. One of my first memories was Super Bowl VII, huddled around a small black and white television …